(PRWEB) November 13, 2013
MassDevice, an online journal of the medical devices industry, is pleased to announce the 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, an evening of insight into how decisions are made at the highest level of the medical device industry, and what challenges and new opportunities are opening up within the field.
The event, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Irvine, Calif., on December 10, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST, will focus on how medical device makers will change the future of treating chronic diseases, as well as the opportunities for businesses to solve those problems. The event welcomes an incredible panel of industry leaders and executives, each of whom has left their own important mark on the medical device industry.
Featured speakers include:
Panel discussions with all the CEOs in attendance will be moderated by MassDevice publisher Brian Johnson and David Gollaher, President and CEO of the California Healthcare Institute.
“Chronic diseases represent the most critical market in medical technology,” MassDevice publisher Brian Johnson said. “Incredible innovation is taking place across the industry in how med tech both treats diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, COPD and sleep apnea. However, the future of med tech will be about managing the disease state, as well as treating it. This new paradigm will change the way devices and device companies interact with patients. In addition, changes in payment models from Obamacare will necessitate a new approach to the business model of this industry. We’re thrilled to welcome such an accomplished panel of leaders to discuss the future of the space.”
Covidien has underwritten the Big 100 West event, which is sponsored by aptitude, J29 Associates, KHJ Brand Activation, Porzio Life Sciences, Greenberg Traurig, HCB Health , and is partnered with the CHI. Additional support comes from OCTANe, BioCom, and AdvaMed 2014. All parties interested in attending the conference must register through the MassDevice Big 100 West EventBrite page.
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Since 2009, MassDevice has been the online journal of the medical devices industry, with hour-to-hour coverage of the devices that save lives, the people behind them, and the burgeoning trends and developments within the industry.